Brief_Study_Guide_Islam - hadith and their relationship...

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Brief Study Guide On History: - Dynasties! (Ummayad, Abbasid, and maybe Fatimid and Ottoman - and where/when they were) - that means the people too: Muawiyah for instance - The five major prophets - The first four rightly guided caliphs in order (Abu Bakr, Umar, Uthman, Ali) - The major Shi'i sects (sevener, twelver) and why the Shi'i/Sunni split occurred (likewise then that there is conflict between Shi'i about who is Imam, for instance). - The four Sunni legal schools (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi'i, Hanbali) and the one Shi’i legal school. - All the early history of Muhammad's life and the creation of the Qur'an and so on from lecture. - Battles: Battle of the Camel, the ‘Battle of the Ditch’ (siege of Medina), the Battle of Siffin (between Muawiyah and Ali), the Battle of Karbala On Texts: - Qur'an - Hadith - Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim especially. - Sunnah (ie, you need to know the difference between sunnah and
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Unformatted text preview: hadith, and their relationship) Doctrines etc:- The Five Pillars! (and the Arabic names – Shahada, salat, sawm, zakat, hajj)- The Three principal beliefs (from lecture, really early on in the unit – and the Arabic names!)- Imam vs imam, Muslim vs muslim, Islam vs islam Mysticism, Philosophy, Modernity- These bits are less important. But! You should know about the spread of Islam at least in general. And you should go over some of the important events of the 20 th century.- Sufi/Sufism- The most important mystics and poets, like Rumi for instance. Women in Islam- Khadijah- Aisha- Fatima- Hijab, - historical claims, like the differences between pre-Islamic and Islamic Arabia- polygyny AND, of course, your notes from lecture and readings and tutorial, and the terms from the textbook and the reading list....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course RELS RELS131 taught by Professor Jahanbaksh during the Spring '10 term at Queens University.

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